How to Watch Illinois vs. Iowa Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – February 24

The No. 12 Illinois Fighting Illini (19-7, 10-5 Big Ten) will host the Iowa Hawkeyes (16-11, 8-8 Big Ten) after winning four home games in a row. The contest tips at 2:15 PM ET on Saturday, February 24, 2024.

The Fighting Illini’s game against the Hawkeyes will be airing on Big Ten Network, so tune in.

Fighting Illini vs. Hawkeyes Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • Time: 2:15 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Champaign, Illinois
  • Venue: State Farm Center

Fighting Illini Insights

  • Illinois is giving up 71.5 points per game this season (172nd-ranked in college basketball), but it has really shined offensively, averaging 83.3 points per game (15th-best).
  • The Fighting Illini rank fourth-best in the nation by averaging 42.4 rebounds per game. In terms of rebounds allowed, they rank 86th in college basketball (33.1 allowed per contest).
  • Illinois is putting up 13.1 dimes per game, which ranks them 184th in college basketball in 2023-24.
  • The Fighting Illini, who rank 119th in college basketball with 10.7 turnovers per game, are forcing 8.7 turnovers per contest, which is fourth-worst in the nation.
  • Illinois ranks 80th in college basketball with 8.5 treys per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 160th with a 34.4% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • The Fighting Illini rank 16th-best in college basketball by ceding 5.7 treys per game. In terms of three-point percentage allowed, they rank 109th in college basketball at 32.4%.
  • Illinois has taken 60.5% two-pointers and 39.5% three-pointers this season. Of the team’s baskets, 70.8% are two-pointers and 29.2% are three-pointers.

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Hawkeyes Insights

  • Iowa is the 14th-best squad in college basketball in points scored (83.4 per game) and 329th in points allowed (78.1).
  • At 35.9 rebounds per game and 36.6 rebounds allowed, the Hawkeyes are 156th and 277th in college basketball, respectively.
  • This season Iowa is 11th-best in college basketball in assists at 17.6 per game.
  • In 2023-24, the Hawkeyes are 24th-best in the nation in turnovers committed (9.3 per game) and ranked 130th in turnovers forced (11.9).
  • In 2023-24, Iowa is 286th in college basketball in 3-point makes (6.3 per game) and 205th in 3-point percentage (33.5%).
  • Defensively, the Hawkeyes are 262nd in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed per game at 7.9. They are 301st in 3-point percentage allowed at 35.4%.
  • Iowa attempts 70.4% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 29.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 79.3% of Iowa’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 20.7% are 3-pointers.

Fighting Illini Leaders

  • The Fighting Illini scoring leader is Terrence Shannon Jr., who averages 22.1 per contest to go with 4.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
  • Quincy Guerrier leads Illinois in rebounding, averaging 7.0 per game, while Marcus Domask leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.5 in each contest.
  • Shannon makes more threes per game than any other member of the Fighting Illini, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.
  • Coleman Hawkins and Shannon lead Illinois on the defensive end, with Hawkins leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Shannon in blocks averaging 1.2 per contest.

Hawkeyes Leaders

  • Payton Sandfort sits atop the Hawkeyes leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 15.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
  • Tony Perkins notches more assists than any other Iowa player with 4.2 per game. He also averages 15.2 points and grabs 4.3 rebounds per game.
  • Sandfort averages 2.7 three-pointers per game, the most on the Hawkeyes.
  • Perkins (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Iowa while Owen Freeman (1.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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